Monthly Archives: March 2013

Gunga Din 4-3-13

Several people lament that Gunga Din was not shot in color. A little movie history context here – first of all, the first full length feature film shot in color had only been done 4 years earlier, secondly three-strip technicolor … Continue reading

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66 Films from 1933

I was given an article at the last class about the films of 1933, it’s a great article and I found it online.  Here is a link to the review of the Film Forum of New York City’s “Hollywood’s Naughtiest … Continue reading

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the declining fortunes of the digital imagery industry

This should be a golden age for visual effects but . . . . . click here

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Pauline Kael

The latest collection of Kael’s writings is called “The Age of Movies”.  I recommend this book to anyone who has an interest in film.  She writes with such depth on subjects that relate to movies, actors, directors, critics and more.  … Continue reading

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Diner

Last year we saw Diner, which was a breakout film for director Barry Levinson in 1982, it starred some new young talent in Steve Gutenberg, Tim Daly, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser and others.  Levinson was nominated … Continue reading

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The Fremont Theatre in SLO

these old deco designed theaters are amazing, many were apart of the Fox chain built back in the late 1920’s and while I don’t think the Fremont was a Fox it sure is amazing inside.  Here are two photos I … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Naughty Year – 1933

Hollywood’s Naughty Year I found this article in Vanity Fair and it sums up things pretty well.

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